Category Archives: Bitemarks

Forensics: Innocence Project’s M. Chris Fabricant On ‘Junk Science’

Read about M. Chris Fabricant’s book Junk Science and the “American Criminal Justice System.” Fabricant is director of strategic litigation at the Innocence Project. — Read on http://www.oxygen.com/crime-news/innocence-project-m-chris-fabricant-junk-science-qa

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Forensics: False witness testimony and coerced confessions mixed with ‘Junk’ Forensic Science Lands Thousands of Innocents in Prison

The dawning realization that junk science might have put a vast number of innocent people behind bars has prompted the Innocence Project to widen the net of cases that it takes on. — Read on thecrimereport.org/2022/04/28/junk-forensic-science-lands-thousands-of-innocents-in-prison/

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Junk Forensics: Alabama DAs love bitemarks.

This state’s AG feted the ABFO crew when they showed up in a bm case in Guntersville. This case isnt any better. https://theintercept.com/2022/03/12/bite-mark-evidence-charles-mccrory/

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Forensics: CBS interview about faulty forensics. No research bitemarks leads the conversation with Chris Fabricant.

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Forensics: How a Bogus Bite Mark Sent Charles McCrory to Prison for Murder

Decades of bitemarker tragedies. This “famed” dentist doesn’t like me much. Boo hoo. A famed forensic dentist recanted his testimony against Charles McCrory. He may die in prison anyway. — Read on theintercept.com/2022/03/12/bite-mark-evidence-charles-mccrory/

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Forensics: DNA from bite marks leads to arrest in 1994 killing of California woman.

I knew this was possible in 1996. Genealogical DNA references became possible decades later. The ABFO bitemarkers still proclaim their brand of “identification science” using bruises on skin. I heard this crap at the AAFS2022 conference. Sharron Gadlin, 48, of … Continue reading

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Forensics: Robert DuBoise Sues Police, Dr. Richard Souviron

A man in Florida who was exonerated after spending 37 years in prison for a 1983 rape and murder filed a lawsuit against police officials and the forensic dentist who testified against him, claiming they “knowingly fabricated” evidence used to … Continue reading

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Forensics: The strange persistence of (source) “identification” claims in forensic literature through descriptivism, diagnosticism and machinism – ScienceDirect

The bitemarkers get thoroughly dumped on in the paper as “non-scientists.” The strange persistence of (source) “identification” claims in forensic literature through descriptivism, diagnosticism and machinism – ScienceDirect — Read on http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2589871X22000079

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Forensics: Another bitemark “ID.” Man says he’s innocent of murder. Should prosecutors help?

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — Gary Cannon held back tears when a Pinellas-Pasco judge… — Read on http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Man-says-he-s-innocent-of-murder-Should-16950711.php

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Forensics: 36 bitemarks convictions. 400 years in prison. All innocent. #AAFS2022

innocenceproject.org/charles-mccrory-innocent-incarcerated-35-years-in-alabama/ The judge’s 2021 refusal to deem McCrory innocent is abysmally unjust.

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